Mark Johnson Biography
Mark Johnson is an American Emmy award-winning anchor who is currently working at KTVB in Boise, Idaho since April of 1996. He serves as the six and ten pm anchor and hosts the public affairs program View. In addition, she is a National Edward R. Murrow winner.
Mark Johnson Age
Johnson is 64 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 22, 1957. He celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of September every year.
Mark Johnson Height
Johnson stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Mark Johnson Family
Johnson has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Johnson has any siblings.
Mark Johnson Wife
Johnson is married to Chris Plishka who is from Baraboo, Wisconsin. They tied the knot in 1992. Together, the couple has been blessed with two sets of twins who they named Hannah, Lindsey, Alexa, and Grace.
Mark Johnson Net Worth
Johnson has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Mark Johnson Salary
Johnson earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Mark Johnson Career
He traveled to Milwaukee where he worked at WISN-TV where he continued his sports broadcasting career and he was able to win the state’s top sports stories in 1990, 1991, and 1992. Later on, in 1995, e left Milwaukee and relocated to Pittsburgh where he worked at WTAE-TV and while he was in the station, he anchored the Nightly Sports while also covering the Steelers in the 1996 Super Bowl.
He was also named KTVB’s Sports Director in the Spring of 1996 till December 2003 when he was promoted to the station’s main anchor. he landed the exclusive Larry Craig interview after the Idaho Senator’s scandal drew national attention in 2007. In addition, he has taken him to Washington D.C. a number of times including the confirmation hearings of former Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne, who was appointed by President George W. Bush to the cabinet position.
He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where he graduated proudly in 1978, with a degree in Radio-TV-Film. Later on, he began his career as a journalist in Cape Girardeau, Missouri where he worked at KFVS-TV from 1981. Furthermore, he covered a wide range of sports such as pro rodeo, NBA basketball, NHL hockey, auto racing, college football, NFL, the PGA Tour, and major league baseball.
Furthermore, he has covered NCAA basketball tournaments, Fiesta Bowls, Super Bowl, and World Series, and five Olympic games winning a national Murrow award for his work involving the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics.
During his leisure time, he enjoys skiing, golf, music, and being with his daughters. In addition, he is actively involved with the community as he has logged thousands of volunteer hours serving local organizations such as; Dress For Success, The Boise Rescue Mission, Make-A-Wish, First Tee of Idaho, Salvation Army, United Way, United Cerebral Palsy, Big Brothers – Big Sisters, and The Boys and Girls Club among many others.
Mark Johnson Social Media Platforms
Johnson is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 3k followers on Twitter and over 8k followers on Facebook.